Category Archives: invitro meat

First Public Tasting of Lab Meat

It was the taste test the world had long awaited… What would be the first reaction to a properly fried “hamburger grown in a lab?”  As one might expect, it lacked a bit in flavor, but it doesn’t sound like … Continue reading

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PETA Extends Lab Meat Deadline

It’s been years since PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) announced their competition for commercially viable lab grown meat and the deadline had past with the only progress taking place more recently.  To keep the momentum apace, the … Continue reading

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What Is Shmeat?

Shmeat is a colloquial nickname for lab grown meat, but what is it exactly? What does the process look like and what prospects does it hold for the future of animal welfare, the environment, and human nutrition? The following videos … Continue reading

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In Vitro Meat Poll

After voting, please add a comment explaining your reason. Maybe it’s not for you, but do you see it as a good thing in general? For the environment, for animal rights? Are you a vegetarian? Etc..

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PETA: $1 Million for Lab Grown Meat

It’s been four years since PETA offered $1 million to the first company to create a commercially-viable laboratory-grown meat that didn’t involve the death of a single animal. Until recently, this seemed a far off goal.  Now, it’s predicted to … Continue reading

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Gabor Forgacs Eats In Vitro Meat on Stage

Gabor Forgacs from Organovo lectures at TEDMED 2011 regarding tissue engineering and “printing” organs for use in clinical trials. According to a MedGadget report on the conference, Gabor later returned to the stage to cook up a sample “printed pork” … Continue reading

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In Vitro Meat aka Cultured Meat

Mark Post, vascular biologist, University of Maastricht, Netherlands, predicts the first lab-grown hamburger will cost around $345,000 and may be less than a year away. Petri dish to dinner plate, in-vitro meat coming soon Source: Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com Related articles … Continue reading

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